H125A 11.27 - Lec 17

H125A 11.27 - Lec 17 - History 125A Lecture 17: Origins of...

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History 125A – Lecture 17: Origins of Civil Society 27/11/2007 16:58:00 Comment on Isabell Hull,  Sexuality, State and Civil Society in Germany “civil society” - burgerliche Gesllschaft (burg -> bourgeois) captures the notion of the middle class they are after a civil society as a goal, but is not there yet civil society vs. the state not just discipline from the state, but enchancement I. Cameralists A. Expansion of police powers by princes after Thirty Years War B. Ideal of common good behind regulation C. Developed theory of relationship between state and society o Idea of the private sphere o Developed idea of the citizen D. Conceptual shift from subsistence to consumption E. Civil society = organized social life 1. Motive power pleasure 2. Based on obligations, not rights 3. Dilemma – could laws make people good? F.
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course HIST 125A taught by Professor Sabean during the Fall '07 term at UCLA.

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H125A 11.27 - Lec 17 - History 125A Lecture 17: Origins of...

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